Benefits of Neem

Benefits of Neem

Benefits of Neem ;- The better Neem ( Azadirachta indica ) is for the environment, the more it is considered better for health. People have been using neem as an Ayurvedic medicine and home remedy for many years. From neem leaves to its bark, it has been used for many small and big problems related to the body. At the same time, many people also include neem leaves in food. In such a situation, we are giving information about how beneficial and how harmful the use of neem is, in this article of Stylecrase. Here you will find many important information about the benefits and harms of neem. Along with this, every important information related to the use of neem as medicine and diet is given here, from the method of making neem oil. So to know about all this, definitely read the article till the end.

What is Neem ( Azadirachta indica ) ?

Neem is a medicinal tree, almost all parts of which are used for health benefits. It belongs to the Mahogany family and its botanical name is Azadirachta Indica. The life span of a neem tree can be up to 150-200 years. It is estimated that there are about millions of neem trees in India. At the same time, neem has an important role in Ayurveda. It has been used for the treatment of health problems ranging from skin problems. Further in the article, we will give many information related to the medicinal properties of neem to the benefits of eating neem.

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Now you will know about the medicinal properties of neem.

Medicinal properties of neem ( Azadirachta indica )

The medicinal properties of neem are not one, but many. This is the reason why it has been used for centuries. Actually, it has anti-bacterial (fighting against bacteria), anti-fungal (fighting fungus), antioxidant (reducing the effect of free radicals) and antiviral (protecting against viral infections). Not only this, you may be surprised to know that neem also has the ability to reduce the effect of snake venom. Apart from this, there are other benefits of neem, about which we are giving detailed information later in the article.

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After knowing the medicinal properties of neem, let us know the benefits of neem.

Benefits of Neem

Neem can be beneficial in many ways. It can be used to reduce skin as well as many physical ailments. However, here let us make it clear that neem is not a cure for any disease. It can only reduce its symptoms or prevent disease. Keeping this in mind, now know the benefits of Neem

1. Antibacterial Properties 

Anyone can be at risk of infection, and one of the reasons behind this is small bacteria that are not visible. Especially, this problem can increase during rainy days. In such a situation, the use of neem can help in preventing it. Actually, according to research, neem is rich in anti-bacterial properties. In this study, it could work out as an effective antibacterial agent for the treatment of infections caused by reports that neem pathogenic bacteria. At the same time, quercetin and B-sitosterol (ß-sitosterol) polyphenolic flavonoids present in neem leaves have been confirmed to have antibacterial and antifungal properties. In such a situation, the use of neem can be beneficial to prevent bacterial infection.

2. To control blood pressure 

The benefits of neem can also be seen in preventing or controlling the problem of high blood pressure. Actually, neem has properties to reduce blood pressure levels. At the same time, according to a research published on the website of NCBI (NCBI-National Center for Biotechnology Information), polyphenols present in methanol-extract of neem have been confirmed to have anti-hypertensive properties i.e. the properties of controlling high blood pressure. In such a situation, the   use of neem can be beneficial to prevent or control the problem of high blood pressure. However, if someone is taking medicine for high BP, then one must also consult a doctor before consuming neem.

3. For respiratory problems 

Neem can also be useful for respiratory problems. In a related research, it is reported that neem leaves have anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and antioxidant properties. All of these properties may exhibit a protective effect against pulmonary inflammation (a group of diseases that can affect the lungs). At the same time, the anti-allergic property of neem can be useful for the problem of asthma. In such a situation, the use of neem along with yoga can prove beneficial for the problem of asthma. Neem can act as an Ayurvedic medicine for asthma.

4. Using Neem for Ulcers 

According to a research, neem bark extract can show positive effects on gastric hyperacidity (overproduction of gastric acid) and ulcers. Neem bark extract can act as medicine. At the same time, in a research of NCBI, neem has been mentioned to have antiulcer properties. On this basis, it can be said that the antiulcer property of neem can play a helpful role in preventing ulcers. At the same time, if someone has a problem of ulcer, then it is better that the person first get treatment according to the medical consultation. Also, eat neem or neem-rich foods only after consulting a doctor.

5. Benefits of Neem ( Azadirachta indica ) in Diabetes

The bitterness of neem can be helpful in controlling the problem of diabetes. In fact, a research published on the NCBI website suggests that neem may exhibit hypoglycemic (blood sugar lowering) effects. In this case, its hypoglycemic effect can be useful in controlling blood sugar level. At the same time, anti-hyperglycemic properties are also present in neem. On this basis, it can be assumed that neem can be helpful in preventing the problem of diabetes or in controlling blood sugar level. At the same time, if someone is taking diabetes medicine, then it is better to consult a doctor before consuming neem.

6. Benefits of Neem in Oral Health

Neem can be used to solve problems related to the mouth. Mouth cleaner products that contain neem extract are believed to be beneficial for oral health. Also, the antimicrobial properties present in neem can prevent the growth of bacteria such as Streptococcus mutans, which increase plaque in the teeth. In addition, neem leaves rich in anti-inflammatory properties can help in curing inflammatory conditions in the mouth and gums. In addition, neem can also protect against the problem of bleeding gums, tooth decay. Even today, many people use neem teeth for healthy teeth. In such a situation, you can sometimes opt for neem teeth to make your teeth strong.

7. Use of Neem in Leprosy 

The benefits of neem can also be seen in reducing some of the symptoms of leprosy. According to a study published on the NCBI website, the use of neem seed oil as a treatment for leprosy has been reported. At the same time, in Ayurveda, neem leaves have been described as useful for the treatment of leprosy. However, which properties of neem can be useful for leprosy, this has not been confirmed. Also, research in this topic is very limited. In such a situation, let us make it clear here that in a condition like leprosy, not relying on the use of neem only, it is also necessary to get treatment from a doctor. It is better to give priority to medical treatment in this matter.

8. Use of Neem in the Treatment of Malaria 

The benefits of neem leaves can be seen in reducing the effects of malaria and its symptoms. Actually, neem leaves are rich in antimalarial properties, which can work as a medicine for malaria and can help in recovering from this problem. In such a situation, along with medical treatment for the treatment of malaria, home remedies of neem can also be tried. However, a doctor must be consulted about how and in what quantity to use neem in malaria.

9. Neem for Stomach Health 

The benefits of neem leaves can also be seen for stomach health. In fact, neem has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for many years for ulcers and other types of gastric problems. A research published on the website of NCBI has revealed that neem can flush out toxins and harmful bacteria from the body. This property of neem can be helpful in improving a healthy digestive system. Also, it can help keep the stomach healthy.

10. Use of Neem to Keep Liver Healthy

Neem can be beneficial for the liver. Actually, the use of neem can protect against liver damage and cancer. At the same time, according to a study published on the NCBI website, azadirachtin-A compound present in neem may exhibit hepatoprotective properties. In such a situation, consumption of neem can be useful to keep the liver healthy.

11. Neem to Prevent Cancer 

Benefits of Neem

According to a research published on the NCBI website, extracts of neem seeds, leaves, flowers and fruits may exhibit chemopreventive, anticancer and antitumor properties against various types of cancer. In particular, neem may be useful for preventing prostate cancer, cervical cancer, breast cancer, and colon cancer. In this case, neem can be used to reduce the risk of cancer. Also, let us make it clear that cancer is a serious disease. Therefore, if someone has this disease, then medical treatment should be the priority for him.

12. Helpful in Lowering Cholesterol Level 

The use of neem can also be beneficial for cholesterol. Actually, NCBI has published a research in this regard. According to this research, the extract of neem leaves was found to be helpful in reducing the amount of cholesterol in the blood. At present, this research has been done on rats. Further research is needed to know its effect on humans. However, neem can be used to prevent the problem of cholesterol. At the same time, if someone has a problem with cholesterol, then according to the advice of the doctor, he must take the advice of including neem in the medicine and cholesterol-lowering diet.

13. Works as a contraceptive 

Neem can also be used as a contraceptive. Research related to this, shows that it can reduce the proliferation of spermatozoa by 0.05 to 1 percent. The immune modulators properties present in neem help to revive cells and macrophages (macrophages-a type of cell) that can terminate pregnancy. At the same time, a research on the website of NCBI clearly mentions that easily available neem oil can act as a contraceptive. Also it is cheap and non toxic. However, male anti-fertility effects have also been observed in neem. According to this research, neem can reduce the fertility of men. In such a situation, there can be both advantages and disadvantages of neem in this subject. Therefore, our opinion is that women and men must consult a doctor once before using neem or neem oil.

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14. Neem for Wounds and Rashes 

The benefits of neem can also be seen for the skin. According to NCBI research, neem has been used for centuries to treat wounds. Actually, it has wound healing properties, which can help in the healing of wounds to a great extent. At the same time, in another research, it is clearly mentioned that the use of neem or neem oil can be effective in reducing the problem of rashes as well as wounds. In such a situation, neem paste can be useful for common wounds or cuts. At the same time, if the wound is deep, then it is necessary to give priority to medical treatment.

15. Benefits of Neem for Acne 

The use of neem can be considered extremely beneficial to get rid of acne. The use of neem can be helpful in preventing the growth of bacteria that cause acne. At the same time, it has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Due to which it can be useful to prevent the problem of acne and pimples. Neem paste or face pack can be beneficial to get rid of acne. In such a situation, neem can be used to keep the skin healthy.

16. Neem is useful in louse and lice 

Neem can be used to eliminate lice and nits from the hair. In a scientific research, neem oil has been considered as an effective remedy against lice. In such a situation, to get rid of the problem of lice, neem oil can be used by adding it to the shampoo.

17. Benefits of Neem ( Azadirachta indica ) in Russian

Neem oil can prove to be a gift of nature to reduce dandruff. Actually, neem has antifungal, antibacterial properties, which can be helpful in eliminating the fungus that causes dandruff. Not only this, along with removing dandruff, neem oil can also work to keep the scalp clean. So to avoid the problem of dandruff, you can use neem pack or oil.

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In this part of the article, we are giving information about the nutritional elements found in neem.

Nutritious Elements of Neem 

There is no doubt that the benefits of neem are many. In such a situation, here we will give information about some special nutrients and chemicals present in neem, which make neem an effective medicine. So the nutrients and chemicals present in neem are as follows.

  • protein
  • calcium
  • vitamin C
  • Carbohydrate
  • fiber
  • fat
  • amino acids
  • nitrogen
  • Phosphorus
  • potassium
  • tannic acid 

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In this section of the article, know how neem can be used.

How to Use Neem

After knowing the benefits of neem, the question arises that how to use it. So let us give you the answer for this as well. Neem can be used for the benefits of Neem in the ways mentioned below –

  • Neem leaves can be used as a face mask.
  • Blood Purifier as half a teaspoon in half a cup of water neem ‘s leaves juice can be consumed together.
  • Neem leaves can be grinded and applied as a paste on wounds.
  • Thin branches of neem can be used as a datun.
  • Neem leaves can also be eaten after frying.
  • Oil made from neem leaves can also be used to reduce dandruff and lice.

Dosage of Neem Use: The quantity of Neem to be used depends on the age and health condition of the person. There is no solid scientific evidence available in this regard yet. Therefore, it may be a better option to consult a doctor about the amount of neem to be consumed.

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Here we are telling the method of making neem oil.

How to make Neem Oil 

Although neem oil is easily available in the market, but many chemical elements can be mixed in it. In such a situation, neem oil made at home can be more pure and safer than neem oil available in the market. So let’s know the method of making neem oil at home –

Material :

  • Neem leaves – a bowl
  • Coconut oil – a bowl
  • glass bottle – one
  • Grinder (for grinding leaves)
  • Filter (for filtering oil)

Method to make Neem Oil:

  • Firstly wash and dry the neem leaves thoroughly.
  • After this, grind these leaves by putting them in the grinder.
  • Then add coconut oil to it and grind it a little more.
  • When neem leaves and coconut oil mix well, put it in a pan and heat it on a low flame.
  • Cook it on low heat for four to five minutes. Take care not to burn neem leaves.
  • When both the mixture mixes well, then switch off the gas.
  • Then let it cool down for a while.
  • When the mixture cools down, now filter this oil in a bottle with the help of a sieve. Neem oil is ready.

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Know about the disadvantages of neem at the end of the article.

Side Effects of Neem

It is a boon of nature to say neem, but it should be used with caution, let us know why:

  • According to a research, neem extract has the ability to reduce blood sugar levels. In such a situation, people who have the problem of low blood sugar, it is better to avoid the consumption of neem. Even if they consume neem, they need to regularly check and monitor their blood sugar level.
  • Sugar patients should consume it with medical advice because it also has the property of reducing the amount of blood sugar. In such a situation, its consumption can reduce the blood sugar level below normal. Especially, if someone is taking diabetes medicine, then definitely consult a specialist before consuming neem.
  • If someone has sensitive skin, then do a patch test before using neem.
  • People with allergy problems should avoid the consumption of neem.
  • As we have already informed that Neem has contraceptive properties. In such a situation, keeping this study in mind, it is important that pregnant women should also consult a doctor before consuming neem.
  • In addition, the side effects of neem oil in children have also been observed in several studies. According to a research, consumption of neem oil in children can cause vomiting, excessive sleep and respiratory problems. Not only this, neem oil can also cause life-threatening. In such a situation, oral use of oil for children is not advisable. Give neem oil to the child only if prescribed by the doctor.
  • Not only this, the toxic effect of neem oil can also cause diarrhea and nausea.

Note: Before giving neem or neem-containing foods to pregnant and children, please seek medical advice. Apart from this, even if someone has any health-related problem, neem should be consumed only after consulting a specialist.

Hope you have come to know the benefits of neem leaves through this article. There is no doubt that neem tree is full of medicinal properties. However, along with the benefits of neem, as a precaution, we have also given information about the disadvantages of neem in the article. At the same time, to prevent the harm of neem, we have also shared information about the use of neem in the article. In such a situation, the benefits of neem can be availed by using neem in the right way. However, once again let us tell you that neem is not a cure for any disease, but can be useful to reduce the effects and symptoms of the disease. Yes, the risk of some diseases may be reduced by the consumption of neem. In such a situation, by sharing this article related to the benefits of neem with others, tell everyone the benefits of neem. Now we are going to answer the questions asked by the readers.

Frequently asked questions :

Q.1 What are the benefits of Neem and Tulsi?

We have already told in the article the benefits of eating neem leaves. At the same time, if we talk about the benefits of Tulsi, Tulsi is also like Ayurvedic medicine. Tulsi contains Anti-Bacterial (Fighting Bacteria), Anti-Fungal (Fighting Fungus), Antioxidant (Fighting Free Radicals), Anti-Inflammatory (Reducing Inflammation), Anti-Allergic (Preventing Allergy), Rich in many properties like anti-thyroid (reducing thyroid symptoms), anti-ulcer (relieves blister), anti-stress (relieves stress).

Q.2 Can we eat neem leaves on an empty stomach in the morning?

You can eat neem leaves on an empty stomach in the morning. At the same time, if someone has health-related problems, then definitely take medical advice before eating neem leaves on an empty stomach in the morning.

Q.3 Can drinking neem juice daily be beneficial?

Excessive consumption of anything can cause harm instead of benefit. At the same time, its quantity needs to be balanced. In such a situation, it is better to take medical advice about its proper quantity before consuming it daily.

Q.4 Can I take neem leaves raw?

Yes, neem leaves can also be consumed raw, but keep in mind that before consuming raw neem leaves, wash them thoroughly.

Q.5 Why is neem bitter?

Neem is more bitter because it contains a large amount of an element called limonide.

Q.6 How does adding neem leaves to bath water help in this bath?

As we mentioned in the article, it has anti bacterial and anti viral properties, which can help in getting rid of acne and infections. In such a situation, the use of neem leaves in bath water can be useful for both health and skin.

Q.7 What is the effect of Neem?

Neem has a cooling effect.

Q.8 What is the total of Neem?

The total of neem is mahogany.

Q.9 What can the Neem tree be used for?

Not the use of neem tree, but other parts of neem tree such as neem leaves, neem bark, thin branches of neem can be used for health benefits. We have discussed it in detail in the article.

Q.10 what is neem oil

Neem oil works to soothe dry skin. Antioxidants are present in neem oil which prevents the signs of aging. The use of this oil keeps the skin young. By applying neem oil on the face regularly, your skin will not show signs of aging and you will look young.

Q.11 How to use Neem oil?

Neem oil has anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties, which when applied on the face eliminates the bacteria that cause acne. To apply it, mix neem oil with olive oil and apply it on the acne-prone area.

Q.12 How to apply neem on face? / Neem and lemon face mask

To make this face pack, take some neem leaves and grind them and prepare a thick paste. You can also take neem powder instead. Now squeeze a whole lemon into this paste. Apply this paste on the face and neck for about 15 minutes and then wash the face with lukewarm water.

Q. 13 How to apply neem oil on hair?

In a bowl, mix neem oil with almond oil. Then apply it on the eczema area of the head. Gently massage the scalp till the oil gets absorbed and then leave it. Wash the hair after 1 hour.

Q.14 What happens if you wash your face with neem water?

If acne or blackheads are coming out on the face again and again, then using it gives relief. Wash your face with neem water three to four days a week. Effective in removing acne scars. Bad breath: Bad odor occurs due to the growth of bacteria in the moist parts of the body.

Q.15 How does neem oil work?

Neem oil works to soothe dry skin. Antioxidants are present in neem oil which prevents the signs of aging. The use of this oil keeps the skin young. By applying neem oil on the face regularly, your skin will not show signs of aging and you will look young.

Q.16 How do you use Neem?

Boil neem leaves in water and let it cool down. Washing the head with this water strengthens the hair, stops hair fall or fall. Apart from this, it is beneficial in many diseases of the head.

Q.17 What are the disadvantages of eating neem leaves?

You will find it strange to know that the juice of neem leaves can have an effect on male fertility ie male fertility. According to a research published in the journal Contraception, drinking 3 mg or more juice of neem leaves daily can destroy sperm.

Q.18 What happens when you apply the juice of neem leaves?

Regular consumption of fresh neem leaves or neem juice purifies the blood. Which makes the skin glow. Brushing neem provides relief in toothache as well as increases the brightness of the teeth. Consuming neem leaves reduces the level of hypoglycemic or blood sugar inside the body.

Q.19 How to remove stains with neem?

Make powder by drying neem leaves. After this, mix rose water and lemon juice in 1 teaspoon neem powder in a bowl. Apply this pack well on the face. After 15 to 20 minutes, wash the face with cold water.

Q.20 When should we eat neem leaves?

This tablet of neem is made by grinding the leaves. Which has to be eaten empty stomach in the morning. A paste of the bark of the neem tree is also applied in the body. Skin diseases of the body are eliminated by applying neem paste.

Q.21 For how many days should I eat neem?

Early research suggests that applying neem leaf extract to the teeth and gums daily for 6 weeks might reduce plaque formation. It can also reduce the number of bacteria in the mouth that cause dental plaque.

Q.22 In which month neem should not be eaten?

Apart from this, oily and spicy food should also not be eaten. Drinking plain milk during this month can cause worms in the stomach.

Q.23 What is the effect of Neem?

Neem is also known as Arishta in Sanskrit, which means the best, perfect and never spoiled. Neem has a cooling effect, that is why consuming its leaves in summer is considered especially beneficial for the body.

Q.24 What is found in Neem leaves?

Neem leaves have antipyretic properties. This property eliminates the problem of pyorrhea in the teeth and removes the swelling of the gums. It also helps in making the teeth very shiny. Therefore, for better dental health, consume neem leaves daily.

Q.25 What happens if you eat neem flowers?

Neem leaves have antipyretic properties. This property eliminates the problem of pyorrhea in the teeth and removes the swelling of the gums. It also helps in making the teeth very shiny. Therefore, for better dental health, consume neem leaves daily.

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